Robert Allen

Obituary of Robert Allen

Robert Daffron Allen of Frisco, Texas passed away on February 11, 2021. ROBERT was born in Tuscaloosa Alabama August 6, 1941. He attended Tuscaloosa High School and graduated in 1959. He went on to earn a Masters degree in mathematics at the University of Alabama in 1965. He started his career as a salesman for IBM, then worked as an aerospace engineer for NASA during the Apollo missions, he was very proud to have been part of the team that put the first man on the moon. He started working for EDS in 1970 and continued there until his retirement in 1993. He then had time to pursue his favorite hobby boating. Throughout Roberts life he touched many lives as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lucille and Paige Allen and brother Sidney. Robert is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jayne; sons, Mark, of Hudson, NY. and Craig, of Frisco, Tx. brother, William, of Jonesboro Ak. and many nieces and nephews. A private service for family will be held at a future date.
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